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  • History Of The Zodiac Killer

    The Zodiac Killer is still one of the most well known serial killers of all time. Claiming to have killed 37 people. In the San Francisco area between the early 1960s and 1970s the Zodiac wrote letters and intricate ciphers to the police department in which the letters says he was the one who committed those crimes. The ciphers have been analysed and the police and other investigators who try to crack these codes but nobody has been able to decode these ciphers which could potentially say the true identity of this notorious killer. Little to no evidence the police have not been able to find the man known as the Zodiac killer where his true identity has never been revealed. Investigators claim to know who the real Zodiac is, but to this day…

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  • Serial Killers: The Zodiac Killer

    and contacted the police. They described shooter as a male, about the age of 30 with a stocky build and a crew cut. The police hunted for the man whom the witnesses described but there was a miscommunication. Authorities thought they were looking for a black man so when they later found out they were supposed to be looking for a white man they knew they had let the Zodiac get away because they had talked to a man who had fitted the original description of him. (Campbell). On October 14, 1969 the…

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  • David Faraday: The Horror In California

    stopped the cab as directed, the man shot and killed him. He then wiped his fingerprints off the cab, and cut off Stine’s bloody shirt collar. Some youngsters thought the cab looked suspicious and called the police, but by the time the police arrived, the man had walked away from the scene. Initially the alert that was broadcast on the police radio was for a black male suspect, but that later turned out to be incorrect. Ironically, two police officers in a cruiser stopped a heavyset white male,…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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  • My Love For Basketball Research Paper

    After the game against South San Francisco we had a record of 6 to 2 while South San Francisco had a record of 8 to 0. In the 8th grade year there are championships and our team was able to make it to the final round where we faced the one and only South San Francisco again, but this time it was for the championship. I remember that game at Parkside Middle School at 6:30. This game was the most important game of the whole season. Before the game Chris came up to me a said, “We beat you twice…

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  • California Gold Rush Research Paper

    The California gold rush of the 1840’s and 50’s was no exception. It all started in 1848 when a newspaper based in San Francisco called “The Californian” first broke the news of gold in the area. “GLORIOUS SUCCESS! AT THE BEE HIVE!! UNPARALLELED IN CALIFORNIA!!!” Once the news broke, people moved to California by the thousands and interest by the states grew larger and larger by the day. Furthermore, America saw that a great deal of people were already coming to California from other parts of…

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  • How Did The California Gold Rush

    Hidalgo was signed. This ended the Mexican-American War leaving California in the hands of the United States. At that time the population of the territory consisted of 6,500 people of Spanish or Mexican decent; 700 foreigners (primarily Americans); and 150,000 Native Americans. (William Kelly Gold Rush Document 1849 paragraph 2). The value of gold brought people from all over the world to the area. Gold was so attractive because it is one of the most useful minerals. It can easily be used…

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  • Essay On Mexican Mission System

    Jesuits were of the Spanish clergy. The mission that the Franciscans and Jesuits was to publicize and be the widespread religion that they would be controlled over. "Missionaries found it necessary to congregate seminomadic Indians into villages in order to Christianize and civilize them"( Weber 17). In many areas of the Southwest, Indians were ordained to live in these particular missionized areas where they were deliberately forced to work for hours on end in fields and workshops. The…

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  • Gold Rush Of 1849 Research Paper

    The American Dream is in fact real, and to this day it still exists. There are many different things that state, and confirm the existence of this so called “Dream” that America believed in. Things such as the Gold Rush, Manifest Destiny, and even the people of the north pushing for equality. All of these are prime examples, in which exemplify and state the existence of the American Dream, and how it is still abided by today. The Gold Rush of 1849 was one of the few main parts of the American…

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  • Events Of The Hippie Movement

    teach and lecture on their beliefs. Because of these new options of religion, this allowed Hippies to further their movement of exploring beyond the common standards in America at this time. They also began to explore yoga, meditation, and Eastern spirituality for the first time. Hippies promoted free love as the ability to be with whomever you wish, whenever you wish; this was commonly stigmatized. They thought of love as a way to combat the societal ills of gender inequality, racial…

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